You might expect a slew of holiday-related programs to dominate our top picks for the coming week, especially given the multitude of holiday activities taking place every weekend this month. And while this week's picks don't completely ignore the season, we have even more ideas for those seeking something a little different. Best of all: Most of them are FREE!
STEM fans can learn what makes lights light and clocks tick at Electricity and Circuitry, while programming buffs can create games or stories at the Teen Coding Workshop. To introduce your kids to opera, snag a seat at the family-friendly—and holiday favorite—Amahl and the Night Visitors.
As always, there are additional details and more highlights below, plus a lot of other events to be found on our Event Calendar. And for a bigger fix of that holiday fun you might be craving, consult our Holiday Fun Guide to help you get the most out of the season with kids!